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'''Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel''' (; ; August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosophy|German philosopher of the late Age of Enlightenment|Enlightenment. He achieved wide renown in his day and, while primarily influential within the Continental philosophy|continental tradition of philosophy, has become increasingly influential in the Analytic philosophy|analytic tradition as well.Redding, Paul, "Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel," The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2014 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = . Although he remains a divisive figure, his canonical stature within Western philosophy is universally recognized.Any introductory text to the history of philosophy written in the past century. Hegel's principal achievement is his development of a distinctive articulation of idealism sometimes termed "absolute...
Birth dateAugust 27, 1770
Birth placeStuttgart, Duchy of Württemberg|Württemberg
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Death placeBerlin, Kingdom of Prussia|Prussia
EducationGymnasium illustre zu Stuttgart
Alma materTübinger Stift, University of Tübingen (MA, 1790)Timothy C. Luther, ''Hegel's Critique of Modernity: Reconciling Individual Freedom and the Community'', Lexington Books, 2009, p. 98.
University of Jena
(Dr.phil.habil., 1801)
InstitutionsUniversity of Jena
(1801–06)
University of Heidelberg
(1816–18)
Humboldt University of Berlin|University of Berlin
(1818–31)
ResidenceGermany
NationalityGerman
Era19th-century philosophy
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